Archive | November, 2014

Banish Your “Food Guilt” (Lessons From My 11 Month Old.)

I hope you “survived” Thanksgiving yesterday if you celebrated it. We did. My wife made a lovely dinner. And instead of hanging with friends or family, we chose to be recluses and just enjoy the four of us. I played with my son all day, and when he was down, I got to spend some […]

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The Single BEST Thing You Can Do On Thanksgiving

First of all, if you’re one of my American friends, Happy Thanksgiving to you! I hope today is a fun-filled, enjoyable, and hopefully relaxing day with your family and friends. If your on other mailing lists – and undoubtedly you are – you’ll probably be hearing about the “dangers” of all the food you’re going […]

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Do This Special “Depletion” Workout TODAY To Prep For Thanksgiving

Hey – real quick – I know there’s a great chance you’re getting ready to celebrate Thanksgiving tomorrow. I’m excited. The smell of turkey and stuffing have been wafting up to my office all day. And I’m hungry! Anyway, this week we’ve been talking about not merely surviving the Holiday Season like everyone else and […]

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“Lock Up” Your Gains Over The Holidays With These

Survive or Thrive? It’s a choice very few people make during the Holidays. Most “normal” people start to scale back their workouts this time of year – with the pressure of traveling or preparing to welcome guests for Thanksgiving (assuming you live in America, of course). And they get knocked out of their “groove.” They […]

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5 Best KB Holiday “Thrival” Strategies

Thanksgiving is 4 days away. That means the Holiday season is pretty much upon us, whether we’re ready for it or not. Many people get caught in “overwhelm” mode and their workouts take a backseat to all the preparation work and parties they’re faced with. But “overwhelm” doesn’t have to be your survival strategy this […]

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Last Chance To Save 62% (Midnight Deadline)

Hey – real quick – I know it’s Friday and you’re probably getting ready to Par-tay! – boogie on down and what-not. My very good buddy, Chris Lopez, SFG2, has graciously extended a whopping 62% discount on his strength-based single KB fat loss program, “Kettlebell Evolution” to my readers. But that discount ends at Midnight EST […]

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What The KB World Can Learn From The “Dark Side” (Of Fitness)

There’s a distance that we’ve created in the KB world from the rest of the fitness industry – the “Dark Side.” After all, those are the people who fall for the latest ab training gimmickry, cardio-kickboxing class, and “Bar Classes” STILL promoting the whole “high reps to lengthen, lean, and tone.” (Man, I FREAKIN’ HATE […]

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Is The Get Up Enough For Your Abs?

I like the Get Up, or the Turkish Get Up. It’s a fine, fine exercise. But is it “enough” for you abs? Will it give you a strong enough midsection? Depends on who you listen to. And it depends on the individual performing it. The Get Up is great – there’s no doubt. Among other […]

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The “Dirty Little Secret” In The KB World

There’s a “dirty little secret” I’m betting you don’t know about this whole KB training thing. In fact, I didn’t fully know it until about 4-5 years ago, and honestly, I haven’t really said too much about it. Here’s it is: Contrary to popular belief (and in some cases, dogma) you actually DO need to […]

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The “Secret” Behind Single KB Work

When I went to my RKC in June of 2005, I was a jacked up hot mess. I was about 6 weeks out from a cortisone shot in my right hip for a torn labrum and I had chronic issues in my left shoulder. I had very poor external rotation in it when I pressed. […]

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